Kanye West Facing Two & A Half Years Over L.A.X. Incident

Kanye West and his road manager Don C. have officially been charged today (March 18) over their infamous scuffle with a photographer at L.A.X last year.

The Los Angeles Times reports that West has been hit with one count of vandalism, grand theft and battery by the L.A. city attorney’s office. Don C. racked up two counts of the same charges. If found guilty Ye could be behind bars for up to two and half years while C could serve up to five years.

Both men are set to appear at L.A. Airport courthouse on April 14th where they will be arraigned on the misdemeanor charges.

The Louis Vuitton Don and C, were arrested at L.A.X. in September of ‘08 after the two men battled with photographers who snapped pictures of the rapper at the airport. West confronted the man and Don C. later grabbed the photographer’s camera and smashed it on the ground. A video camera man caught the incident on tape. – Elan Mancini

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  • Mika

    im not gon say shit this time ………though i think i can lol

    • joe p

      haha this foreal? t.i bought an armys worth of guns and got 1 year nd communty service lmao… get real he wont see no time … the guy will settle for like a million maybe a little less end of story

    • joe p

      and soufpaw you kinda have a point like ppl are so quick to blast someone like kanye for wearin those gay ass clothes and call him a queer and shit but when he gets in somekind of trouble its “ohhh here we go always tryin to hold a black man down” seems like its gettin old to me

  • http://xxl.co.uk SCRAPZ

    dis sum bullshit, ye gets charged wit sum little shit like dis. but how cum don C might get twice da amount of time for da sme ting?

    white man always trying to keep da black man down

    • ill_G

      man stfu. the black man keeps himself down. the fuckin excuse is lame already get up, get out, and get something!

  • LB

    SCRAPZ…Though “The Man” have alot to do with shit, not on this one. Kanye got more money in the bank, and probably more resources than his manager. Simple.

  • Levi

    Yeezy is gonna walk away with community service, and a slap on the wrist.

    My prediction of things to come is as follows:

    Dude must be a snitch.


  • 402

    How the man tryna keep black people down if borth suspects are black think before you type second if t.i.p. got a year for trying to buy machine guns what the fuck you think kayne gon get the charges will magically be erased

  • soufpaw

    first of all kanye will get ran in jail in cali, second of all the president aint white so we aint the man no more and third how is it the white man keepin kanye down he dresses more white that me…..c’mon keep it 100.

  • the illest

    Kanye wanna be locked up wit dudes, especially in da shower. Only problem is dat da jumpsuit ain’t louis vuitton… he’ll hate dat.

  • Yayza

    What a ridiculous country the US is. Dude caused nobody physical harm, and could go to prison for 2 years? That’s insane. Just because he had the guts to stand up against some stalkers (that’s what they really are, be honest people). Fuck that. Why didn’t the dude just sue him for the cost of the camera?

    • $ykotic

      This is all prelim for the civil suit. Glass Joe trying to get a check cut.

  • cold

    plead guilty , maybe probation or community service . simple shit !

  • Jhon da Analyst

    Why do media outlets always tell us what an artist if facing (time)? When we all know these fags aren’t going to spend one minute behind bars!! Tired of that shit. When a motherfucka gets convicted and is sentenced to actual time in the clink then holla at niggas….Bastards

  • Ali

    they’ll sentence him to 808 hours of commmunity service

  • Sleepy Wonder

    He’s Not Gonna Do Any Jail Time, No Sweat.

  • El Tico Loco

    Wow talk about the Naomi Campbell of rap

    • Michelle S.


      First T.I., then Chris (he suffers from BBB (Browns Beat Bitches) anyway), now Kayne. Next?

  • anutha_level

    i hope this KY jelly-slippery-booty-ass’d, bipolar, emotionally challenged faggot catch some time. that’ll put shit back in perspective. he ain’t above NObody

  • mizeryluvkompany

    bravo!!! lock the cocky fuck up!!

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